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>> and this is the the journal on at the w-tv. -- dw-tv. "3 days to get out." opposition leaders in libya have given muammar gaddafi an exit ultimatum as the fighting rages on. >> despite being a flop with motorists, the german government stands behind the new biofuel e-10. >> and, designer babies. the debate on how far genetic testing should go. captioned by the national captioning institute
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>> the clock is ticking for the libyan leader muammar gaddafi. opposition rebels have reportedly given gaddafi 72 hours to leave the country and stop the bombing. in return, they say they will not pursue him for crime. gaddafi has not responded to the offer. lybia's uprising is now a month old, with intense fighting in the eastern town of ras lanuf. that is where our coverage begins. >> the libyan air force is keeping up its attacks on ras lanuf. the rebels are defending themselves as best they can. the rebel forces seem to have enough ammunition, but there are reports that they are running out of fuel supplies. libyan state television has broadcast this footage, showing the's troops cheering as prisoners, allegedly rebels, lie on the ground. the regime wants to show that
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its military is on the offensive. >> today, we kill in ras lanuf. tomorrow, we will kill everywhere in libya. >> of the west has yet to agree on a joint approach to the libyan crisis, butnato has launched 24-hour surveillance using recognizance planes. leaders will have an emergency summit on friday. >> we have asked our military to be prepared for all eventualities so we stand ready if our assistance is requested. once again, i would like to stress bettithat any nato operan would take place in accordance
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with and pursuant to un mandate. >> time appears to be working against the libyan gravels. >> a short while ago i talked to -- the libyan rebels. a short while ago i talked to our correspondent and asked him about the 72-hour ultimatum. >> the leader of the interneim national council has confirmed that indirect talks are under way. officials are saying there are no talks. they are denying that anything is being put forward. it is not a very transparent situation right now. this symbolall started when the foreign minister went on television yesterday. negotiations apparently started last night. they came up with this idea. >> what about reports that the
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libyan army is making inroads into areas controlled by the opposition? palin extensive is that? >> -- how extensive is that? >> my understanding is that rebels have been digging in in benghazi for the last 24 hours. they're being hit with air strikes and helicopters. >> we have more and more reports coming in saying that supplies for rebels are running low. what do you hear about that? >> the only armament's rebels have are those they ransacked from gaddafi pose a military bases. they are under equipped. how effective their fighting has been, we do not know. they do appear to be running out of ammunition. >> thank you very much. since the uprising began in
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libya four weeks ago, more than two hundred thousand people have fled the country, most of them migrant workers. referee jake camps in neighboring tunisia and egypt are now -- refugee camps in neighboring tunisia and egypt are now overcrowded. merriam, her husband and daughter but off their decision four days, but in the end, they decided to escape to tunisia. they just arrived in a refugee camp. there is no work for them in libya anymore, and they were scared by the shooting in tripoli. >> i was frightened. they are really killing people. there has been a breakdown in law and order. there is a power vacuum. >> all they were able to bring with them was a few clothes. now, they have to make another fresh start, just three years ago they fled to libya from the civil war in somalia.
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they had just managed to make a life for themselves in their new home. >> i had a good job in libya. i earned money. now i am a refugee. that is hard to take. >> more refugees are arriving all the time. they do what they can to make themselves at home in the makeshift surroundings. they do not know how long they e they will end up afterwards. >> if things were a kid back in somalia, we could go back there, but we cannot -- if things are all right back in somalia, as we could go back there, but we cannot, because there is a war raging there. everybody knows that. >> wrote is that they can finally settle somewhere -- her hope is that they can finally settle somewhere for good. >> the car bomb erupted at a gas station on tuesday in the punjabi province.
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at least 100 people were wounded in the powerful blast and several buildings were destroyed. the taliban of pakistan says they carried out the attack. police have arrested people on three continents allegedly connected to italy cosimo most powerful mafia. -- italy's most powerful mafia. the arrests were made in germany, canada and australia. he makes billions of euros each year by trafficking cocaine around the world. it is time to talk about gasoline and here is mr. energy. >> it is hard to believe this actually happened in this efficient country, but the product hit of the market. the german minister says he does not expect a halt to the
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introduction of e-than gasoline, a field that contains a a 10% ethanol blend to meet fuel targets. representatives from the fuel and automotive industries attended a crisis in summit to focus on embarrassing problems with the introduction of the fuel, which has been widely rejected by motorists. >> the new gasoline known as e- 10 is here tuesday whether motorists want it or not. that is it a year to -- heare to stay whether motorists want it or not. >> it is no solution. it is necessary to reduce our dependence on oil. >> the government insists that e-10 is good for the environment and that most cars can safely
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run on the fuel. to reassure nervous motorists, filling stations will begin posting which cars can take e- 10. >> today, we are stressing that these are binding assurances from car makers that their vehicles can run on e-10 gasoline. >> the industry will also launch a campaign to encourage drivers to use e-tenn. critics are asking why that was not done before are the fuel became a flop at the pump. >> european officials in brussels have expressed surprise over all the commotion surrounding e-10. brussels is pushing eu members to step up their efforts to encourage use of green house fighting gases. it is getting more difficult to meet climate targets. >> the european commission wants member states to invest more heavily in eco-friendly building retrofits.
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it is up to that that will help them meet their goal of reducing emissions by 20% by 2015. >> we are suggesting a series of binding, individual members that would make it easier for states to meet their goals. >> europe will have to invest a whopping sum of 10.8 trillion euros in order to reach its own goal of keeping the earth's temperature of rising by more than two degrees by midcentury. >> fiore we see increased oil prices, -- we see increased oil prices and increased fuel prices as a consequence of weather- related events. then it makes sense. >> despite the increase in severe weather, the lobby against climate protection regulations is a strong. some are especially vocal in their opposition. environmental policy makers had hoped to reduce european co2 emissions by 2020, but they will
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probably have to be content with meeting a 20% target. >> in the luxury-car maker audi is back in the fast lane. they managed to double their profits last year. the vw subsidiary says it is on track to post record sales in the first quarter of 2011. audi's sales have been boosted by the recovery of the u.s. car market and continued demand by china. they remain cautiously optimistic about the rest of the year because of rising commodities prices and the general uncertainty on the financial markets. >> let's check in on tuesday's market action, starting off in frankfurt. they just managed tubino calledn to the slight gains of the day. -- they just managed to hold on to the slight gains of the day. in the last hour of trading, the
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dow is up to 12 belsen to madrid and 30 points. the euro is trading -- 12,000 two hundred 30 points. the euro is trading lower against the dollar. the recovery will continue and it will become more broadbased. that was at the last formal appearance has president. he will present the 2010 results. the man once touted as the next head of the european central bank finally shed some light on his plans for the future. >> and president presented the central bank's annual results for the last time on tuesday. they were not as good as they have been in the past. in the late 1990's, the bank posted profits of up to 12.4 billion euros. that revenue flowed into the german government treasury.
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but in recent years, lower interest rates have eaten into those profits. in 2010, the bank had to increase its risk provisions. >> the bank has authorized additional reserves to offset risk. >> he also discussed what he intends to do after leaving the bank. he has accepted a post as professor at the university of chicago. >> i am looking for road to that very much. other than that, i will not address any other it speculation. >> the year in chicago could also provide indeed the necessary cooling-off period before he could take over as
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head of deutsche bank. >> boeing has decided to sell 43 aircraft worth $10 billion to china based airlines. the deal was announced in hong kong on tuesday. hong kong airlines will buy a 32 of boeing's 787 streamliner jets. air china has submitted an order for five jumbo jets. the chinese aviation market is one of the fastest growing worldwide. industry analysts say it could need some 4000 new aircraft over the next 20 years. >> that is a whole lot of people and a whole lot of money. today marks the 100th anniversary of international women's day. if they had of the new un women's agency says there has been a -- the head of the new uns women agency says there has been remarkable progress, but there is still widespread lack of opportunity.
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today, at women gathered in manila to protest for better wages and better health care. other women held a party in the streets of the capital to marke the event. it is a controversial subjects here in germany, the genetic testing of embryos. one genetic test on embryos is now up to the parliament to decide how much design can really be allowed in designer babies. >> politicians had been waiting for the ethics committee recommendation for a long time, hoping for a clear recommendation on how to handle the controversial issue of pid. but the committee was split. >> the ethics committee has approved two courses of action, limited approval on the basis of
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clear, legal stipulations, or of ben. parliament has to and will decide -- or a ban. island has to and will decide this manner. >> -- parliament has to and will decide this matter. >> supporters say it is necessary for parents to run the risk of miscarriage or giving birth to a disabled child. >> we need to find a compromise between the two arguments. neither of the view is presented here can claim to be the sole answer. none of us has a monopoly on the truth. >> opinions are divided. now the german parliament has to decide what to adopt, and that process will start next week. >> here in germany, the ball is coming to a close in the southern city of music. it was marked with the traditional women's dense in the
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food market. -- dance in the food market. shrove tuesday as a last day before the beginning of lent.
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>> welcome back. the revolution and political upheaval gripping the arab world this year has presented a stage for women. you have seen the scenes from cairo to terriers square where women stood with men in protest against mubarak. tuesday is international women's day. we decided to take a look at what women in the arab world can celebrate and what remains to be done. as you can imagine, the list of complaints is much longer. we began with a woman who has spent her entire life fighting for gender equality in egypt. >> her great history and has finally come true.
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she fought 60 years -- greatest dream has finally come true. she fought 60 years for this moment. now that she has helped to bring about change, she wants to make sure that it is here to stay. >> women were introduced to a concept they had never known of gender equality. men treated them as if they were colleagues. i did not see any man who treated the woman as if they were just a body. we were treated like colleagues. >> they want to ensure that the change is a lasting one. that is why they are organizing demonstrations for international women's day. it even though this person is a man, he believes men and women have to fight side by side. >> women have to be free. we need a real democracy.
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>> she and her friends have created a female bodies chorus -- female police force. after the regime came to an end, sexual harassment became a problem again. women want to draw attention to the abuse. >> many men were forced to change their ways when they saw how strongly people would react if a man tried to touch a woman in the square. >> she went to the square every day to fight for change. as a lawyer, she knows that newly won freedoms have to be anchored in law, especially when it comes to women's rights. >> my wish would be that the arab world realizes that the role of women is no less important than in the role of men in a society. >> but she knows that women have
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only one that the first fight in what will be a long struggle for a complete freedom and equality in egypt. >> you do not have to go very far back in time in the west to find laws that allowed unequal treatment between men and women. well into the 1970's, the german legal code stated that married women could only is seek work outside the home with their husbands' permission. here is a look back at how women have fought to change society. >> women fighting for the right to vote. what is accepted as a basic right today was the central demand of the german women's movement a century ago. activists campaigned for equal education rights for girls and women, and demanded fair pay
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for women workers. after the first world war, the republic of filled an important demand. in 1919, women in germany were able to vote in elections. but voting was the last events for a long time. after the nazis took power, the women's movement was stopped in its tracks. women were confined to the kitchen, church and child bearing. after the second world war, the federal republic's constitution made men and women equal, at least before the law. married women could work outside the home for the first time, provided their husband gave permission. a woman was still subservient to the men she married. the 1960's saw rapid social and political change. women questioned traditional gender roles and demanded equal rights.
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at the forefront of the women's liberation movement where feminists. finally, the law giving men control over their lives was abolished. with the legal role of head of the family swept away from men, women were able to combine being a mother and a wife with the career of their choice. the main demands of the women's movement seemed to have been fulfilled. then, a new generation of activists used the term alpha- girl to stake their claims within the male dominated power structures of german boardrooms. a third wave of feminists was now demanding quotas to ensure that women have access to leadership positions in the german economy. >> so, what does it mean to be a modern woman in europe? for several decades, the message
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has been that women should focus on education and careers. recently, women have come forth to say that they want to reclaim their roles as homemakers and mothers on equal standing with their partners. what about women who have children and careers? here in germany, the number of working mothers has increased over the past five years by 5%. we spoke to women across the continent to see how they see the role of women today. >> you hardly see anyone wrinkles. they wear too much makeup or go to the gym. i think we have to give back to nature. a woman's duty is to give birth and raise children. that is why men have to protect and take care of women, to help and support to them. >> modern women want to find
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their own lifestyle. they want society to provide the right conditions for that. >> modern women are much freer and more independent. i think it is wonderful that for the first time in history men can love women and be in all of them too. -- in awe of them too. >> unfortunately, women still have to prove themselves more than men in the workplace. they have to be full-time mothers too, or go to college spirit on top of that -- or go to college. on top of that, they take care of their husbands too. >> women have really become warriors and fighters.
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if i do all the families together. modern women keep taking on -- in a fight to hold their families together. a modern zero women take on more duties that men do not -- modern women take on more duties that men do not want to do any more. >> pain does not come without courage. men will not fight for us. we have to lead the charge and become the power that will drive change. for that, we will need courage. >> that was our in-depth report to mark the 100th anniversary of the international women's day. the head of the new un women's agency has said that there has been remarkable progress over the last century, but women still suffered from widespread discrimination and a lack of economic clout. that wraps up our report.
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>> good afternoon and welcome. i'm janice edwards. we want to thank you for coming out for the martin luther king jr. celebration. this is a special opportunity. you will hear from bellva davis, the first african-american reportedder on the west coast. her book is a black journalist's dream in journalismism. >> one of my first jobs was to
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write press releases for a show she used to do. i used to dream of having the opportunity, especially on dr. king's birthday. to interview belva is a dream come true to me. thank you for the inspiration you have provided for me and others through the years. >> now you have hit upon the dream. the dream was that i could do well enough that women coming later like yourself would find it easier to crack the walls keeping us out. you have done your part. you have worked hard. >> thank you for your inspiration. thank you for this book. this is such a treasure. there are so many wonderful pictures in there with luminaries you interviewed. i would like to start back with the history. you begin the book talking about
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being at the republican convention with the kdi news director. once they discovered the two of you were there, they used the "n" word and "b" word and pelted you with garbage. tell us about that experience? >> i think it set it in place. we were at a time when the media, outside of the few whites in black outlets, was totally segregated. i couldn't work anywhere in town but black outlets. that's where i started. no one in this city hired a person of color. ben williams, a few months before i was hired, was the first black reporter to be the television's first black reporter, and i followed along a
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few months later. that was the world that existed as we moved along. in the kdia days, we couldn't even get a press card to get into the building. there was a black man on the republican central committee. he got us tickets way in the rafters, which we loved. we got up there. we were hiding out. first day, no incident. second day, all hell broke loose at the convention. it's still noted as being one of the most uncontrolled -- except for 1968, but that was more outside than inside, conventions ever. that's where john chancellor and other major reporters for the network were kicked out. >> we were up there with our tape recorders doing a great job in the dark. at the height of the fe fervor,e
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knew we were there. when we heard the "n" words starting, lewis said, we'll leave with dignity. we started to come down and move out. we made our way down. they were throwing -- uneaten hotdogs or whatever -- at us. when something went past my head, i was shaken. my lips started to quiver. lewis said to me, if you cry, i will break your leg. just like that. i really wanted to laugh. he knew just the right thing to do. it was a dangerous place to be. what it reminds you of so much is some of those on the far edges of today's society, with the fervor that they owned
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america and no one else could even report -- i can understand why they didn't want us to report on what they were doing. i was a seasoned reporter. lewis needed help. i was the only one crazy enough to work with him. it was an experience of a lifetime. i vowed at the end of that to become a real reporter one of these days. that was my beginning and my introduction to real life politics in america. >> that's certainly to your credit that you would decide to go forward. many may have decided, that's it. i don't want to do this anymore. many dangerous things laid ahead. >> in your book, in 2008, previously known as barry, now president obama, you were at the election night party. you reflected on all of this.
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could you share what that meant this evening? >> it was at a restaurant. it was has very select group of people -- maybe 80 or so of her friends. we were all watching the returns. i just did not think there was anyway that barack obama would win. even when cnn called him the winner, i couldn't accept it. i wanted them to change stations to check it out. when we decided -- bill and i, decided they were calling it right, i was so overcome with emotion, i said to bill, i want to say something. >> he shared at me because i'm not one to share my emotional feelings. i said i want to say something. >> he said ask diana. >> she hit the glass and said,
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belva wants to say something. i told them about my uncle being forced out of louisiana after being threatened with tar and feathering, my mother and father working for less than they were worth, the difficulty to maintain dignity despite all of the things thrown at them, and how much i respected them on my behalf, and i think i started to cry. it was an emotional night. after the speech was over, first there was silence. then people started to applaud. we waited a few minutes. then there was few of us, maybe four black people in the room. this tall, elegant black man
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working with diana, her chief of staff, came over to me. he said, can i see you outside? >> i thought, i don't know this man. what does he want? >> he said, miss davis, i just have to hug another black person tonight. do you mind if i hug you? it was such an emotional night. >> as you tell the story, i'm feeling the emotion of that night. two, what you are talking about in terms of sacrifice and pain that you endured, one of the courageous things you have done in the book is sharing some of that. you talk about your birth in louisiana, and a lot of times, when we see someone like you or people on television, if you haven't shared the pain that you have gone through, there is this
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assumption that somehow it was easy. it was not easy. at a young age you were given away, and that happened several times. can you share those childhood experiences and the impact they had po upon you? >> we all have stories. if you were from the south and your mother was young when you were conceived, you were probably given to a relatively. no child was turned away, just another aunt or cousin took you into the home. i was given to my mother's older sister. she developed tuberculosis. by the time i was three respect sh, she wasdead. from there, it was a long road. i was moved from place to place, relative to relative, not thought of as a bad thing, just the way things were done with poor people in the south.
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in the end, when i finally realized that i had not ever had a real home or a real room or a real bed, and i looked at a picture of when i was 16 -- i grew up in berkeley. my girlfriends were having sweet 16 parties. i decided to have a sweet 16 party. there is a picture of us all looking elegant around this table. there was one lightbulb in the chandelier. i realized for three years, i had slept in that bed all through high school. i never thought of it other than that was my life. i think that's one reason i wanted to record this. people see someone like me and think, the red carpet must have been rolled out, and here you
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are. >> it was anything but that. >> it was anything but that. >> you share sleeping on the kitchen floor. at one point you had to call the police because your father was threatening your mother at a time they were separated. how did these stories shape your determination to have the life you have today? >> you can find something good in every evil deed. what i learned was self reliance. i was responsible for me. if i was going to do anything or move anywhere in life other than where i was, i had to make that determination and work to get wherever i wanted to go. i think it was of great value because i chose to make it that way. my message is to young people,
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make your choices, but make them in your own best interest, not in someone else's best interest. not for your girlfriend or anyone else. >> you say don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. that gap closes as you move toward your dream. >> absolutely. >> i was a little older in life when those words -- i think they were a gift from god -- the words were, don't be afraid of those spaces between your dreams and your reality. if you can dream it, you can make it so. i walked around for a lot of months with that inside of my date book looked for jobs. >> we want to hear stories about those doors opening that you knocked upon. bill moore your husband of 46
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years is here with you. [ applause ] >> i have to note, we are even in the same business. bill was the chief photographer for ktvu channel 2 for 28 years, so we both worked in television. we didn't get a divorce. >> exactly. [ applause ] >> that's quite a tribute. another personal note, for those looking for hope, you were a divorced mother of two when you met bill. share about that and then we want to hear about you opening those doors. >> well, i was like a lot of young women. i married far too early because i didn't think i had a lot of options. it was only when i was a little
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older i realized, you always have options. i was not in a good marriage. i had a buddy that supported me in my ambitions to become a journalist -- that guy there. he was a friend. he would pick up my copy and get it to the editor's on time. he was a photographer's helper back then. in any case, i decided my best interest was to be out of that marriage. bill and i were friends until one day nancy williams said to me, why don't you marry that guy? i always credit her for stating the obvious, that marrying your best p friend may not be a bad idea. you mention nancy williams. how did you become friends?
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>> the disk jockey used to play her music. >> we are honored to have you with us today. thank you for joining us. >> she is a talented woman. people don't know about her political life. she's been on the city council, advocated for other artists who are not paid for their recordings. i admirer so much. >> [ applause ] >> nancy williams gave you that advise which you took. >> i met her at the beginning of her career. that's about the only way you get to meet a great artist, you have to meet them at the beginning of their career. i met her early on and we are still friends. >> you have a picture of you and bill cosby.
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how did that friendship begin? >> it was the beginning of his career. the beginning is an important thing. he was there. he loved san francisco. he was living on a houseboat in >> my favorite story, and i didn't tell him until later, i had two jobs. i was called the traffic manager. i scheduled all of the commercials for the station. quarter to 10:00, every morning, i got my records and be a d.j. then i would come back in and be a clerk. >> i was getting my dream and earning a living. >> bill came by to do a commercial. it was a crazy thing with my little daughter in it. he would say, listen to the
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belva davis show. >> then my two-year-old would say, because that's my mommy. >> it might have been great, but i was too stupid to save it. we became friends, not close friends, but when we see each other, it's a pleasure to do so. >> we are celebrating dr. king's birthday. one night you were at the station -- tell the story about how you met dr. king? >> i told you i had a clerk's job. if i was being a d.j. and a clerk, i worked long days. both could be full time jobs. our sales manager was a close friend of dr. king. martin luther king had a hard time finding a quiet spot to be alone and just be himself. this sales manager would bring him to the station at night when
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the station was closed except for belva still doing the log back there for the next day's cast. they would come in, often just shadows i could see in the other room from where i was sitting. i saw him a number of times. one time frank came in with dr. king and said to me as he was there, you know martin, don't you? >> i said, no. i don't know martin. in any case, we had casual words. it was an honor to note that i had the opportunity to shake his hand and later covered him as a reporter, which was also a wonderful thing. >> what do you remember about him that perhaps people who have only heard about him would be interested in knowing?
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>> i think just seeing him in the off moments, you realized he was a human being that needed the same kind of quiet time that we do. he was carrying a burden for the whole nation, and i think the burden dr. king carried was not one just for black people, but for america. he spoke out for what we needed to do to be a better country, better people, better citizens. he took all of this to heart. i nearly always believed that he had no color lines in his desire for happiness and a better world for all of the people. i don't know if that came across because he was so much bigger than life when you saw him on the stage or making a speech, to see the man that would take his fedora off and sit in frank iefs
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anfrank'soffice and smoke a cig. >> yet when we think about 1968, at that time you were covering the news and the unbelievable tragedy of his death. how did that affect you? >> it was hard. i am the girl reporter -- there are no other girl reporters. there are women anchors and girl reporters. that meant you were out on the "front line." that meant i had to really cover the news, and so the day that dr. king was not, i had to be the strong reporter. i do remember i lived in el ve veto, and i was driving on the bay bridge. i started to cry uncontrollably.
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when i got off near berkeley, i had to sit there and cry and let the sorrow come out. i thought, i am so grateful that i was able to hold those moments. i can remember the solitude of them. i know had i broken down in the news room, i wouldn't have been a colleague, i have been the girl crying. i wanted to bring my perspective to that moment, to that corch that day. >> you have met so many people. you have pictures of meeting fidel castro, oprah, walter cronkite -- who, of all of them, can you say you were star struck by? anyone? >> i am easily star struck. i think all of the opportunities to meet people that have
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excelled at what they do, is a privilege. i don't ever assume because they stand with me for a picture or might answer my telephone call that i am very special in their life. that's part of what it takes to be a star. i treat them with respect. when they want distance, they have it. when they want -- nancy and i are close friendship, that's been it. i don't know how to classify someone like fidel castro who is all consuming all the time. that was special because he commands any room he's in, so all he can do is listen, even to his interpreters, it's a fascinating thing. i was touched by robert kennedy because of his own personal
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conversion. if you remember the attorney general, he did things he wasn't comfortable with late in life, but when he focused particularly on the issue of native americans and how unfair they were treated, i was very struck by the conditions i know in our neighborhood there are bad thing, but going up to clear lake or any of the places, there were small reservations where people's only water supply was a dirty pond where they cooked, washed their clothes -- everything. the poverty was so high that the young men by the time they were 20 were into alcohol. i did a story about them called nothing left but pride. we had a mutual interest.
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i was invited to join his campaign trip up north to visit an indian reservation which allowed me time to talk with him as a human being. that was special. >> how incredible. never in my wildest dreams. so many wonderful moments. we have young people here today. you gave advise, but for encouragement during these challenging time, someone that has a dream and have been told it won't happen, what kind of advise would you give them? >> it's the same thing i said in the beginning, do what is in your own best interest. i think so many young people go astray because they are listening to this friend or that friend or one celebrity or the
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other and taking advise not suitable for them. it may have worked for that person, but you have to know what it is that makes your heart flutter from time to time. if it does, put all of your energy in trying to get there and do that. there are no impossible tasks, except being here longer than the good lord wants you to be here. most things in everyday life, with determination, and this book for me, was not an easy thing to do. it took a lot for me to revolve one day, this is what you are going to do, and do it. i know there are rocky roads, disappointments, times you think things will never go your way. i used to say, the world changes
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so fast, suicide is not an option. sometimes we commit suicide little by little by the actions that we take. >> that is poignant and powerful. thank you so much for sharing this gift with us, your time. you talk about faith, family, and fame. we are honored. [ applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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Duration 01:00:00
Source Comcast Cable
Tuner Channel 107 (693 MHz)
Video Codec mpeg2video
Audio Cocec ac3
Pixel width 528
Pixel height 480
Sponsor Internet Archive
Audio/Visual sound, color
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on 3/9/2011